Aircraft Refueller

Drives a tanker truck filled with aviation fuel to waiting aircraft, attaches a fuel hose to aircraft fuel tank and fills it with fuel. Registration or licensing is required.
Training time 2 years
Average pay $77,855
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 100

What does an Aircraft Refueller do?

  • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
  • making regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
  • estimating weights to comply with load limitations and ensuring safe distribution of weight
  • ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage

Specialisations

  • Ground Crewman Aircraft Support (Army)

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Driving Operations